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The pediatric dental workforce in 2016 and beyond (July 2019 Article 3)

JADA July 2019

Background. Childhood caries is a major oral and general health problem, particularly in certainpopulations. In this study, the authors aimed to evaluate the adequacy of the supply of pediatric dentists.

Keyy Words. Pediatric dentists; workforce; modeling; microsimulation; supply; demand.


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Treatment in the dental practice of the patient receiving anticoagulation ther (July 2019 Article 2)

JADA July 2019

Background. The use of anticoagulants is ubiquitous in outpatient medical practice, with anticoagulants now among the most common classes of medications prescribed in the United States. Despite its safety, anticoagulation around minimally invasive dental procedures remains a source of discomfort for dental practitioners and a common reason for referral to specialist anticoagulation clinics. The introduction of new anticoagulant options, as well as the changing practice pattern in anticoagulant prescription, somewhat contributes to this situation. Reviewing the commonly used anticoagulants in outpatient medical practice, as well as their implications in dental practice, is integral to providing safe oral health care.

Keyy Words. Anticoagulation; antithrombotics; periprocedural management; dental practice; atrial fibrillation; venous thromboembolism.


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Clinical predictors of persistent temporomandibular disorder in people with first-onset temporomandibular disorder: a prospective case-control study (July 2019 Article 1)

JADA July 2019

Background. When patients first develop a painful temporomandibular disorder (TMD) and seek care, 1 priority for clinicians is to assess prognosis. The authors aimed to develop a predictive modelby using biopsychosocial measures from the Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders (DC-TMD) to predict risk of developing TMD symptom persistence.

Keyy Words. Temporomandibular disorder; pain; chronic; prospective; psychosocial.


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Association between a child’s caries experience and the mother’s perception of her child’s oral health status (June 2019 Article 3)

JADA June 2019

Background. Mothers play a primary role in the health of their children. This role may be of particular importance for children in Appalachia who have increased caries relative to children in other regions of the United States. The authors examined the degree to which a child’s caries experience was in concordance with the mother’s perception of the health of her child’s teeth, and how concordance varied by sociodemographic factors.

Key Words. Mother-child relationship; oral health; caries; Appalachia.


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Choice of cement for single-unit crowns: findings from The National Dental Practice-Based Research Network (June 2019 Article 2)

JADA June 2019

Background. In this article, the authors present clinical factors associated with the type of cement practitioners use for restoration of single-unit crowns.

Key Words. Resin cements; glass ionomer cements; dental bonding; restorative dentistry; fixed prosthetics; crowns.


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Hospital inpatient admissions for nontraumatic dental conditions among Florida (June 2019 Article 1)

JADA June 2019

Background. In this study, the authors analyzed patterns, trends, and correlates of hospital inpatient admissions for nontraumatic dental conditions (NTDCs) in Florida for the calendar years 2006 through 2016.

Keyy Words. Hospitalization; inpatients; caries; periapical diseases; periodontal diseases; dental pulp diseases; Florida; hospital charges; emergency service; hospital.


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E-Cigarettes: What are the Facts Behind All that Vapor?

Use of E-cigarette products is at epidemic levels for teens and young adults. The purpose of this webinar is to inform dental providers about the products, trends for use, and health harms and benefits of e-cigarette use. The program will also provide information about the effects of e-cigarette flavors on oral health. Finally, participants will learn about the efforts to address the harms that e-cigarette products pose to young people the first-of-its-kind e-cigarette quit program to address the significant rise in youth vaping.

This is a recording from a 2019 Webinar from ADA's Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention.

 


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Courses from ADA 2018 Honolulu Now Available

Unable to attend the 2018 Annual Meeting in Honolulu? Not to worry! Select recorded content from ADA 2018 has been added to the CE Online Library. 

 


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ADA's Online CE platform provides trusted education to dental professionals at your convenience.  Our ever-growing catalog of clinical, practice management, and personal development education offers peer-reviewed continuing education credits to fit your resources and schedule.  Credits earned through this platform are maintained for all users in an online transcript that you can access when you need your verification letters.

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